Ottawa Bluesfest 2017: PAT TRAVERS ‘Makin Magic’
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Day four of Ottawa Bluesfest 2017 (Sunday, July 9) and while Pink had them poppin’ on the main field, rebel rockers and blues fans alike were once again huddled at the Black Sheep stage for Canadian guitar legend, Pat Travers (much like the previous evening…

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Left me feeling truly in awe. Rough Magic is an absolutely amazing show, both captivating and spellbinding. It is one of those fantastic shows that are so polished they shine. Staged by (award winning) Theatre Arcturus, Rough Magic blends theatre, music and aerial work to…

REVIEW OF “HIGH TEA: ANOTHER BRITISH COMEDY ” (OTTAWA FRINGE 2017)
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fast paced fun from a tremendously talented duo James and Jamesy made their triumphal return to Ottawa with High Tea: Another British Comedy. How triumphal: there was a line up out of the door on their opening night…of people who already had tickets and wanted…

REVIEW OF “INCOGNITO IN WHISHY WASHY” (OTTAWA FRINGE 2017)
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  Shuffle, shuffle, shuffle. Incognito: In Whishy Washy is a very fun, funny and entertaining show. This, even though clowns have a bad rap these days, as witnessed by the audio introduction which features various news reports of (bad) clown sightings. And then Incognito makes…

Your Quick Guide to the 2017 Ottawa Fringe Festival
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Gerard Harris: Attention Seeker Created by Gerard Harris | Produced by Gerard Harris – That’s Enough Drama | Origin: London, UK   A hilarious journey through the creative process of the mind. Attention Seeker (Gerrard Harris) marks the return of a story telling supremo. In…

Review of: 6 Quick Dick Tricks: A Dirk Darrow Investigation
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6 Quick Dick Tricks: A Dirk Darrow Investigation Created by Tim Motley | Produced by Tim Motley | Origin: Melbourne, AU Venue 1 – Arts Court Theatre   An amazing show! 6 Quick Dick Tricks: A Dirk Darrow Investigation is an amazing show featuring Detective…

Review of Maestro (English version) - Gladstone Theatre 4
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Maestro (English version) A Comedy about the off stage antics at the NAC Orchestra By Claude Montminy Translated by Nina Lauren and Danielle Ellen Directed by Gilles Provost Featuring Manon Lafrenière, Serge Paquette and David Whiteley   May 26-June 10, 2017 Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at…

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Photo: Susanne Ure Seven by Paula Cizmar, Catherine Filloux, Gail Kriegel, Carol K. Mack, Ruth Margraff, Anna Deavere Smith, and Susan Yankowitz April 24, 2017 Presented at Wabano Centre by Inter Pares Awards ceremonies and recognition events are often long and tedious affairs, heavy on…